NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — Election day is halfway over and if you haven’t done so already, now is the time to head to your local polling location. The polls have been open for eight hours, and only five hours remain.
Voters across the area have until 8:00 p.m. to report to their polling place and make their vote count.
Today’s races include Orleans Parish Sheriff, Clerk of Criminal Court, and City Council Districts B, C, D, and E.
Susan Hutson and Sheriff Marlin Gusman are in a runoff. Gusman is hoping to secure a fifth term.
For Clerk of Criminal Court, Auston Badon and Darren Lombard will runoff.
And in the runoff for City Council:
- District B – Jay Banks and Lesli Harris
- District C – Stephanie Bridges and Freddie King III
- District D – Troy Glover and Eugene Green
- District E – Cyndi Nguyen and Oliver Thomas
The polls close at 8:00 p.m. Unsure where you vote at? Find your polling location here.
When you go to the polls to cast your vote in an election, be sure to take one of the following:
- a driver’s license
- a Louisiana Special ID
- LA Wallet digital driver’s license
- a United States military identification card that contains the applicant’s name and picture, or
- some other generally recognized picture ID that contains your name and signature.
Voters who have no picture ID may complete and sign a Voter Identification Affidavit in order to vote; however, it is subject to challenge by law.